Northamptonshire have completed the signing of Essex fast bowler Maurice Chambers on a two-year contract.
Eight Essex players have signed new contracts including Ravi Bopara, Graham Napier and Mark Pettini.
Essex have handed new contracts to Ryan ten Doeschate and Maurice Chambers ahead of the new season.
Paceman Ajmal Shahzad is one of four Yorkshire players selected in the England Performance Programme squad.
Essex have named Maurice Chambers in their squad for the County Championship Division Two match against Worcestershire.
Andrew Strauss says the 50-over format has showcased the best of young English talent.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.
T20 Champions Lge